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StrikePoint Receives Assays from Initial Two Holes at Willoughby, Including: 3.87 g/t Au over 11.7 Meters at Wilby Zone

Vancouver, British Columbia — September 16, 2019 StrikePoint Gold Inc. (“StrikePoint” or the “Company”) (SKP:TSX.V)(STKXF:OTCQB) is pleased to announce the first two drill holes from the 2019 program at the 100%-owned Willoughby gold-silver property located near Stewart BC in British Columbia’s prolific Golden Triangle. The Company has received final assay results from two of twelve […]

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Family continues search for missing Manitoba man, 1 year after disappearance – CBC

Dwayne Lavallee, 21, was last seen Sept. 22, 2018, while fuelling up in Ebb and Flow First Nation Sep 15, 2019 Kelly Lavallee says all she wants is closure and to bring her son home. Her son, Dwayne Lavallee, has been missing for just shy of one year. The 21-year-old was last seen gassing up […]

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Actors needed to build an all Indigenous cast for CBC’s The Trickster – Anishinabek News

NIPISSING FIRST NATION— Northern Casting wants you to submit a head shot (selfies are accepted) for you to be considered for the CBC series, The Trickster, being filmed in Nipissing First Nation and the North Bay area. Miranda McColeman is the assistant to the casting director Ashley St. Jean at Northern Casting who has worked […]

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Federal Northern plan drops – Northern News Services

Incumbent Liberal NWT MP Michael McLeod says the Liberal government’s new Northern policy plan is a living document, made collaboratively, that provides the tools for quick action if his party is re-elected to lead. His NDP and Green competitors in the riding say it’s too little, too late. News/North did not hear back from Conservative […]

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Franchise Cannabis’s German Subsidiary ACA Müller Commits to Purchase of Medical Cannabis from MJardin’s Halifax Facility Due to Rapid Growth in German Patient Demand

DENVER, Colorado, and TORONTO, Canada, — September 16, 2019 – MJardin Group, Inc. (“MJardin” or “the Company”) (CSE: MJAR) (OTCQX: MJARF), a leader in premium cannabis production, announces a supply contract with ACA Müller ADAG Pharma Vertriebs GmbH (“ACA Müller”), a subsidiary of Franchise Cannabis Corp. (“Franchise”), for the supply offtake of a total of […]

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Western Forest Products Inc.: Mediated Talks Break Off

September 14, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) announced today that the United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 (“USW”) withdrew from mediation with the Company and independent-mediators Vince Ready and Amanda Rogers after a few hours of talks on late Friday, September 13, 2019. The mediators informed […]

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Zen Graphene Solutions Ltd. Completes Non-Brokered Private Placement of Units

THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 12, 2019 – Zen Graphene Solutions Ltd. (“Zen Graphene” or the “Company”) (TSXV:ZEN) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced private placement (the “Offering”). The Company raised $1,050,000 under the Offering, which will be used to fund ongoing work on the Albany Graphite Project including environmental studies, graphene […]

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Teck Named to 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Vancouver, B.C. – For the 10th straight year, Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI), indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices are in the top 10 percent of the 2,500 largest companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI). “Sustainability is […]

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Reconciliation the focus of panel discussion at Thunder Bay’s Brodie library – CBC

Max FineDay hosting conversation about what reconciliation will look like in Thunder Bay The leader of one of Canada’s largest Indigenous-led charities hopes his visit to Thunder Bay, Ont., will allow him to amplify the voices of those passionate about reconciliation. Max FineDay, executive director of Canadian Roots Exchange, will be holding a panel discussion […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20197 Views

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Meet the 3 Indigenous candidates in Atlantic Canada running in the Oct. 21 federal election – Kukukwes.com

Three Indigenous people in Atlantic Canada are running in the Oct. 21 federal election. One candidate is seeking re-election while the other two are running for the first time. In Newfoundland and Labrador, Liberal candidate Yvonne Jones, who is of Inuit descent, is seeking re-election in the riding of Labrador. Noel Joe, who is Mi’kmaq, […]

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AB Metis Nation: Region Four Annual Report

In preparing 2018-2019 Annual General Assembly Report, Region Four’s submission was mistakenly left out of the publication. We thank both the Region Four Office and citizens for their understanding after this error. Please find the Region Four 2018-2019 report to the Métis Nation of Alberta Annual General Assembly below. Region Four Report to the 2018-2019 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20196 Views

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Canada should look towards Indigenous population for its tech talent needs, leaders say – IT World Canada

While many organizations look overseas for talent to bridge the skills gap in the Canadian tech industry, Indigenous leaders are calling on businesses to invest in the country’s growing Indigenous population. Chief Clarence Louie of the Osoyoos Indian Band in British Columbia’s Okanagan said the Indigenous population is growing at a faster rate than any […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20199 Views

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Ontario Investing in Indigenous Supportive Housing in North Bay

Province helping Indigenous people with affordable housing and supports September 16, 2019 North Bay ― The Ontario government is investing over $2.5 million in the City of North Bay to give people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless the housing and support services they need. With the help of Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services, […]

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BC Government: Improving access to First Nations-led primary health care

Sept. 15, 2019 COAST SALISH TERRITORY/VANCOUVER – First Nations and other residents in Metro Vancouver will have increased access to culturally safe and appropriate primary health care thanks to the Province and First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) supporting expansion of the Lu’ma Medical Centre. “Lu’ma will help connect more people, especially Indigenous peoples, with the […]

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Class action alleging discrimination by RCMP in North growing, says lawyer – CBC

‘Nothing we are alleging is new,’ says one of lawyers behind $600M lawsuit Sep 16, 2019 There is steady interest in joining a $600 million class action lawsuit claiming RCMP discrimination against Indigenous people in the North, according to one of the lawyers who initiated the lawsuit. The class action was launched last December. Tuktoyaktuk […]

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To preserve Indigenous languages, U of T must do better – Varsity

Academic institutions must expand Indigenous language-learning opportunities in the face of endangerment and extinction Over 188 years have passed since the first residential schools were established in Canada. Residential schools, a part of government- and church-sponsored policy, were built to undermine Indigenous identity in favor of the dominant white settler society. The repercussions of these […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20197 Views

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The Daily Monday, September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019 Canada’s international transactions in securities, July 2019 Foreign investors reduced their holdings of Canadian securities by $1.2 billion in July, the fourth decline in five months. At the same time, Canadian investment in foreign securities increased to $12.5 billion, the largest investment since October 2018. Continue reading Experimental monthly estimates of international […]

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Province makes major investment in Vancouver Indigenous medical centre – CityNews Vancouver

Sep 15, 2019 VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — A centre providing healthcare for Indigenous people in Vancouver got a major financial boost Sunday. Health Minister Adrian Dix announced the $1.8 million investment into Vancouver’s Lu’ma Medical Center. Dix said access to primary healthcare is a concern for many British Columbians, but pointed out that rates of […]

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How Georgina Island First Nation took back control of lands and resources – CBC

Under the Indian Act, ‘It was like our community got pushed aside to the kiddie table,’ says former chief Sep 15, 2019 In the early 1990s, Maurice Sandford attended a meeting where soon-to-expire leases for cottage lots on the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation were to be reviewed. The lots were parcelled out along […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 20199 Views

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Elizabeth Rowley (Communist Party of Canada) — Indigenous Relations

Credits: Student Vote The views expressed in this video are those of the candidate and their political party and do not represent the views, opinions, or positions of, and should not be attributed to, CIVIX. Viewer discretion may be advised. All federal political parties were invited to participate in the Party Leader Q&A. CIVIX is […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 201924 Views

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Grand Council Treaty #3 Launches Federal Election Vote Campaign

September 13, 2019 Kenora, ON — Grand Council #3 is excited to announce the launch of the Federal Election Vote Campaign that will increase Indigenous voter turnout, which could affect the overall outcome in the regional ridings in the October 21st Federal Election. “Now more than ever, it is vital that First Nation peoples use […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201966 Views

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NU Goverment: National Coaches Week

National Coaches Week is September 21 to 29, and Nunavummiut are encouraged to say thanks and celebrate the positive impact coaches have on our athletes and communities. Let’s put a spotlight on volunteer coaches by saying a big thank you! Use social media with the hashtag #ThanksCoach to recognize the wonderful coaches across Nunavut. To […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201938 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to Make an Announcement

September 13, 2019 Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade and MPP for Nipissing, will make an announcement. Date: Monday, September 16, 2019 Time: 9:30 a.m. Media asked to arrive by 9:15 a.m. Location: North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre 80 Cassells Street North […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201939 Views

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Cando: Congratulations to the 2019 Economic Developer of the Year Finalists!

Cando: Congratulations to the 2019 Economic Developer of the Year Finalists! The winners will be selected by the Cando Conference delegates after presentations from each of the finalists. Winners will be announced at the Presidents Dinner the evening of October 30th. Individual EDO Category Byron Gourley – Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation, NB Katie Young-Haddlesey – Curve […]

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Elections Nunavut: Alcohol Education Committee Elections October 28, 2019

The following communities will be holding Alcohol Education Committee elections on October 28, 2019: Arctic Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Kimmirut, Naujaat, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Resolute Bay and Whale Cove. Prospective Candidates can declare their candidacy at their local Returning Officer’s Office from September 23 to September 27 at 2:00pm. […]

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NAN: Community Safety Symposium

October 23 & 24 – Thunder Bay, ON View Poster NT5

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McMaster U: New exhibition confronts ‘Indian’ image and stereotypes

A new exhibition at the McMaster Museum of Art refutes the well-known adage “history is written by the victors,” encouraging visitors to activate their peripheral vision to see beyond their direct line of sight, exploring histories not at the centre of the dominant worldview. Peripheral Vision(s) sparks a visual dialogue between 19th-century ledger drawings by […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201933 Views

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SIGA holds grand opening for new Central Office in Saskatoon

September 13, 2019 – Saskatoon, SK – SIGA, with our partner, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation (MLCN), held a ribbon cutting today to celebrate the opening of SIGA’s new central office location. Click here to read the release. NT4

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Canada Employment Insurance Commission announces 2020 Employment Insurance Premium Rate and Maximum Insurable Earnings

From: Employment and Social Development Canada September 13, 2019 Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Canada Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) today announced that the 2020 Employment Insurance (EI) premium rate will be $1.58 per $100 of insurable earnings – a decrease of 4 cents for employees compared to the 2019 rate, and a […]

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Pasha Brands Critical of Post-Prohibition Cannabis Enforcement

VANCOUVER, Sept. 13, 2019  – Pasha Brands Ltd. (“Pasha”) (CSE: CRFT) (OTC:CRFTF) (FSE:ZZD), Canada’s largest craft cannabis brands organization, released a statement today asking for the full expungement of criminal records for those charged under previous cannabis laws. Canada is one of the first countries to admit that prohibition has been a failure and been […]

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Hill+Knowlton Strategies and Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Awarded Project of the Year by IAP2 for Public Participation work

For the second consecutive year, Hill+Knowlton Strategies Canada (H+K) has been recognized by the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) with the IAP2 Core Value Project of the Year Award for meaningful public participation work. Working alongside the Canadian Partnership against Cancer (the Partnership) on its pan-Canadian engagement for the Canadian Strategy for Cancer Control, […]

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The permafrost is melting: This LU climate researcher and colleagues have $5M to study reason why – Sudbury.com

PermafrostNet aims to bring Canada to the forefront in the battle against permafrost loss A team of climate researchers at Laurentian University have announced their network has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Over the next five years, NSERC will provide more than $5 […]

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Pipeline construction hampered by hearings, permits, court action: report – CFJC Today

Sep 13, 2019 VANCOUVER — Construction of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will likely be delayed due to detailed route hearings, outstanding provincial permits and Indigenous court challenges, says a report from environmental group Stand.earth. The report argues that the Crown corporation that owns the project faces bigger construction challenges than it has openly acknowledged […]

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The Next Session of Parliament Must Prioritize Protection and Fulfillment of the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples

September 13, 2019 The Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, and numerous reports by international human rights bodies have all documented the profound and tragic harms that have resulted from Canada’s colonial laws and policies. Ongoing adverse impacts include denial of Indigenous systems of governance, jurisdiction […]

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KDCC: Christmas Craft Fair & Open House

Saturday, November 23, 2019 It’s that time of year again… Need to find gifts for your loved ones? Enjoy drinking hot chocolate and eating tasty Christmas cookies? Do your kids want to meet Santa? Well, then this is the event for you! The Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre and Whitehorse Public Library invite you to our […]

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Ontario Releases 2018-19 Public Accounts

Ontario Government delivers on its commitment to transparency and accountability September 13, 2019 Today, Ontario’s government released the 2018-19 Public Accounts, reinforcing the government’s ongoing work to restore sustainability to the province’s finances. Tabled annually, the Public Accounts provide a retrospective look at the government’s fiscal performance over the previous year. For the second year […]

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Federal leaders’ debate Indigenous rights, divided on UNDRIP – APTN News

September 13, 2019 Indigenous issues featured prominently in Thursday evening’s leaders’ debate hosted by Maclean’s Magazine. Three of the four major party leaders discussed child welfare, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the drinking water crisis, the duty to consult and the principle of free, prior and informed consent. Justin Trudeau, […]

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Nunavik’s health board asks for input on youth protection services – Nunatsiaq News

Agreement with Quebec would aim to better reflect Inuit culture A working group of the Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services is travelling to each of the region’s communities to gather input for an agreement that aims to integrate youth protection services with Inuit culture. Quebec’s Youth Protection Act, updated in 2016, allows […]

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AB Government: Government reconvened early

Government seeks to reconvene the legislature on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 to continue fulfilling promises to Albertans. Government House Leader Jason Nixon announced that he has sent a request to Speaker Nathan Cooper to call members back for the fall sitting of the legislature earlier than anticipated in order to fulfil government’s ambitious legislative agenda. […]

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September 11 to 29: Mòshkamo Festival Kicks Off Inaugural Season of First Indigenous Theatre of Its Kind at Canada’s National Arts Centre

OTTAWA (Canada) The inaugural 2019–2020 season of the world’s first national Indigenous Theatre of its kind gets underway in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre (NAC) with Mòshkamo: Indigenous Arts Rising, a unique Indigenous arts and community festival featuring exciting all-Indigenous programming in the NAC’s performance and public spaces September 11-29, 2019 The festival will […]

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Student Start-Ups: Modern Métis Woman offers network for Métis-identifying women – Queen’s Journal

Queen’s alum’s non-profit uses art and scholarships to create an inclusive online community In what started as a journey to understand her own identity, Carleigh Milburn, ArtSci ’19, has created an inclusive community focused on unifying people striving for self-identification. The result was her founding of Modern Métis Woman, a non-profit organization offering post-secondary scholarship […]

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A profound benefit’: Home dialysis coming to Quebec Cree – CBC

Pilot project offers hope to patients who must leave family, community for treatment Sep 13, 2019 Abel Happyjack’s life changed radically when he started needing dialysis in 2012. An avid hunter, Happyjack went from spending weeks at a time in the bush, to spending much of his time driving — nine hours every second day […]

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NAN Orange Shirt Day – Indian Residential School Walk

September 30, 2019 – 11AM – Patterson Park Read more: http://www.nan.on.ca/orange-shirt-day NT5

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Gordon Tootoosis Nīkānīwin Theatre: Audition Notice – Luff Actually: A Rez Christmas Story

Sep 9, 2019 Auditions will be held in Saskatoon at Studio 914 – 20th Street West on Monday, September 16, 2019 and Tuesday September 17, 2019. Equity and non-Equity members may audition. Casting for roles Note: Performers are encouraged to submit without regard to age or gender. Sihkos Sinclare – Cree female, 70s Clare Bear […]

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The McMichael Opens Two Exhibitions on Artists from Manitoba: L.L. FitzGerald and Robert Houle

An Autumn of Discovery Kleinburg, ON – The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is pleased to announce a pair of fall exhibitions that offer illuminating perspectives on the Canadian landscape by two artists from Manitoba born more than half a century apart. Opening on October 12, Into the Light: Lionel LeMoine FitzGerald (through February 17, 2020) […]

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UFCW Canada welcomes human rights tribunal order on Jordan’s Principle

Toronto – September 11, 2019 – UFCW Canada welcomes the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal’s (CHRT) decision to issue a compensation order for children who suffered irreparable harm from the federal government’s discriminatory implementation of Jordan’s Principle. Jordan’s Principle holds that, in light of severe inequities between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children in Canada, First Nations children […]

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Leading to Learn draws favourable reviews from participants – SK Teachers’ Federation

September 12, 2019 Ever since the Ministry of Education announced its Education Sector Strategic Plan five years ago, much of the attention has focused on the goals to improve on-time graduation rates for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students by 2020. In the interim, there have been various initiatives that have been undertaken with that […]

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Scheer doesn’t retract Indigenous ‘hostage’ comments, stays firm on position following debate – CTV News

September 13, 2019 OTTAWA – Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer didn’t walk back comments he made Thursday evening at the first leaders’ debate of this federal election campaign, when he said Indigenous groups shouldn’t be permitted to hold natural resources projects “hostage.” Speaking in Mississauga, Ont. on Friday morning, Scheer doubled down on his argument that […]

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Minister resigns from cabinet after ‘hurt’ caused by comments that shocked Innu Nation – CBC

Sep 13, 2019 Grand Chief Gregory Rich says voice mail makes him wonder what else is said Newfoundland and Labrador’s environment minister has stepped down from cabinet after remarks he left on a voice mail were described as “very racist” by a staffer and shocked the Innu Nation. Premier Dwight Ball is holding a news […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201928 Views

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BC Government: Premier’s statement on the anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Sept. 13, 2019 VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in honour of the 12th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: “Twelve years ago, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Its adoption was the accumulation of […]

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